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67 South Africans killed in Nigerian church collapse, Zuma says

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, Sept. 17 (UPI) -- South African President Jacob Zuma announced Wednesday that 67 South Africans died last week when a...

Light 4.0 earthquake shakes Seattle area

SEATTLE, Sept. 17 (UPI) -- A light earthquake shook the Puget Sound region in western Washington state early Wednesday, rousing sleepers at around...

Former PM Gordon Brown on Scottish separatists: This is not their flag, their country

GLASGOW, Scotland, Sept. 17 (UPI) -- Speaking in Glasgow, Former British Prime Minister Gordon Brown urged his fellow Scots to vote to remain part...

Separatism trial of Tohti begins in China

URUMQI, China, Sept. 17 (UPI) -- The trial of Ilham Tohti, a professor and ethnic Uighur, on charges of separatism, began Wednesday in Urumqi,...

New poll puts Colo. Gov. Hickenlooper 10 points behind GOP challenger

HAMDEN, Conn., Sept. 17 (UPI) -- Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper trails his Republican opponent, former Rep. Bob Beauprez, by 10 percentage points...

South Sudan instructs NGOs to fire foreign workers, hire locals

JUBA, South Sudan, Sept. 17 (UPI) -- All NGOs and private firms operating in South Sudan must employ mostly locals in management roles, South...


Sport News

Vikings exempt Adrian Peterson until child abuse allegations resolved, not suspended but cant play

MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 17 (UPI) -- Hes not suspended, but Adrian Peterson is indefinitely banned from practices, team activities and playing on...

NFL Players Association appeals Ray Rices indefinite suspension

NEW YORK, Sept. 16 (UPI) -- On Tuesday, the NFL Players Association -- the union that represents NFL players -- announced it is appealing the...

Arkansas State player fakes death on-field to distract defense, play called fainting goat

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla., Sept. 16 (UPI) -- College football is known for its experimental and trick plays, but the Arkansas State Red Wolves tried...

Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton calls on Vikings to suspend Adrian Peterson indefinitely

ST. PAUL, Minn., Sept. 16 (UPI) -- Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton is publicly urging the Minnesota Vikings to suspend embattled running back Adrian...

Technology News

iOS 8 hits compatible devices Wednesday

Hot on the heels of the successful launch of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, Apple is set to release its latest operating system -- iOS 8. The...

Boeing may assist Sky-Watch in UAV development

Boeing of the United States is exploring ways to help a Danish company develop a new type of unmanned aerial vehicle. The company is Sky-Watch...

Strati 3D-printed electric car unveiled at expo in Chicago

A world record was broken at the International Manufacturing Technology Show, held in Chicago last week. For the first time ever, a car was made...

New cyber-protection system on market

The first all-in-one cloud-based monitoring and investigative platform has been launched by Cyveillance, a provider of cyber-intelligence...

Entertainment News

This is where I leave you premiere

When their father passes away, four grown siblings are forced to return to their childhood home and live under the same roof together for a week,...

Miss America 2015 competition

Miss New York Kira Kazantsev wins the Miss America 2015 Competition in Atlantic City, NJ.

Magic in the Moonlight premiere in Paris

The French premiere of the film "Magic in the Moonlight" in Paris.

The Skeleton Twins premiere in Los Angeles

Having both coincidentally cheated death on the same day, estranged twins reunite with the possibility of mending their relationship.

Business News

Creator of Honey Badger Dont Care brand sues for trademark infringement

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 16 (UPI) -- Christopher Gordon, the creator of the viral video "The Crazy Nastyass Honey Badger," sued two t-shirt companies...

United offers flight attendants $100,000 buyouts

CHICAGO, Sept. 16 (UPI) -- United Airlines is offering $100,000 buyouts to flight attendants as it attempts to cut costs after being the only...

Cover Girl ads photoshopped to protest NFLs Roger Goodell

NEW YORK, Sept. 16 (UPI) -- Avid Photoshop Internet users decided to protest the National Football League Commissioner Roger Goodell with a series...

Heineken rejects takeover bid from Miller, beer maker wants to remain independent

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands, Sept. 15 (UPI) -- Heineken N.V. has rejected a bid from SABMiller saying the offer ignores anti-trust concerns and the...

Travel News

Extraordinary Journeys Introduces Unique Serengeti Bush Adventure with Hadzabe People

Extraordinary Journeys is offering travelers the ultimate authentic Serengeti bush experience with its brand new 9-night A Step Back in Time:...